Branch Manager (Engineering)

Location : Cheddar, Somerset, England
Job Ref : AL536
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £60k per year


AL536: Branch Manager (Engineering)

Location: Cheddar, Somerset

Salary: Up to £60,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Branch Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

As Branch Manager you will undertake all aspects of the branch operations, managing and growing the branch and to ensure appropriate financial planning, processes and controls are in place to ensure the branch meets its full potential.

Together with the Board and Senior Management, the Branch Manager will play a full and active part in shaping and implementing the overall group strategy and direction of the business, ultimately driving its profitable growth and development.

Our client encourages applications form ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Health and Safety (H&S) is at the forefront of all activities and initiatives, ensuring the branch is fully compliant with all legislation and internal H&S policies and procedures.
  • Promoting and delivering a QA culture that is fully compliant with the company’s QA procedure and identifying any improvement areas.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service in all areas of branch activity.
  • Develop forecasts, financial objectives and business plans to ensure that profitability levels are equal to or in excess of budget.
  • To ensure that the internal sales team achieve orders equal to or in excess of budget.
  • To manage the stores systems in order that the group and branch are able to fulfil their operational requirements in a timely and professional manner.
  • To ensure the IT systems are maximised to deliver operational efficiencies and support exceptional customer service, and to identify any areas for improvement.
  • Production of monthly reports to the board in the agreed format.
  • Locate areas of improvement and propose corrective actions that meet challenges and leverage growth opportunities.
  • Manage the branch’s personnel.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to build and motivate teams and work across teams.
  • A team player at all levels within the business.
  • A passion to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Must be results driven.
  • Absolute focus on results and upper quartile performance.
  • A positive and ‘can-do’ approach to business.
  • The ability to report Branch performance including profit and loss.
  • Ability and experience to manage branch expenditure in line with business requirements and agreed budget.


  • 33 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Contribution workplace pension scheme.
  • Employee awards initiatives.
  • Laptop and mobile phone.
  • Performance bonus.
  • Private healthcare scheme.
  • Vehicle (own vehicle or supplied).
  • Wellness benefits and employee assistance program.

Location: Cheddar, Somerset

Salary: Up to £60,000

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